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Human actions impact wild salmon’s ability to evolve

Once spring-run chinook salmon disappear, they are not likely to re-emerge, indicates genetic analysis of the revered wild fish in a study led...

UM researchers receive NASA grant to create tools for reforestation

IMAGE: University of Montana researchers recently received a NASA grant to model the likelihood...

Scientists consider climate change-resistant crops

When it gets hot outside, humans and animals have the luxury of seeking shelter in the shade or cool, air-conditioned buildings. But plants...

People and plants: Working together for the planet

IMAGE: During springtime in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, Nemophila flowers form a blue carpet that...

Peace, not war, responsible for deforestation in armed conflict zones

Rates of deforestation in war zones increase dramatically once peace is declared, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. The study, by...

One out of 3 rivers in the Iberian Peninsula is affected by salinization

IMAGE: A third part of all fluvial systems in Spain presents high salinization, an...

DDT in Alaska meltwater poses cancer risk for people who eat lots of fish

Children in Alaska whose diet includes a lot of fish from rivers fed by the Eastern Alaska Mountain Range may have a long-term...

Atmospheric scientists find causes of firenado in deadly Carr Fire

RENO, Nev. - A destructive fire-generated vortex - a massive stream of rising, spinning, smoke, ash and fire - that topped out at...
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